|College Football Today|
|Written by Admin|
|Saturday, 27 October 2007 15:27|
-Willie Tuitama, Arizona, passed for a school-record 510 yards, and five touchdowns and the Wildcats beat Washington 48-41.
-Jamaal Charles, Texas, ran for a career-high 290 yards, 216 and three touchdowns in the fourth quarter, to lead the Longhorns
-Knowshon Moreno, Georgia, ran for a career-high 188 yards and three touchdowns in the Bulldogs' 42-30 victory over Florida.
-Zak Thornton, Raldolph-Macon, ran 41 times for 262 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Yellow Jackets to a 34-16 victory against Guilford.
-Justin Williams, Davidson, had 25 carries for 225 yards and four touchdowns in a 44-32 victory over Butler.
-Joe Flacco, Delware, completed 30 of 41 passes for a career-best 434 yards and four touchdown passes to lead the Blue Hens to a 59-52 upset of Navy.
-Ricky Santos, New Hampshire, passed for 419 yards and five touchdowns and ran for another score in the Wildcats' 49-36 win over Rhode Island.
-Jefferson Adcock, Samford, completed 29 of 40 attempts for 472 yards and five touchdown passes in a 59-52 win over Tennessee Tech.
Oregon's Jonathan Stewart ran for 103 yards and two touchdowns and the fifth-ranked Ducks knocked off No. 9 USC 24-17. Stewart, a junior, became the first Oregon player to run for 1,000 yards or more in a season since Terrence Whitehead in 2004.
Knowshon Moreno ran for a career-high 188 yards and three scores, Matthew Stafford threw three touchdown passes and No. 20 Georgia beat ninth-ranked Florida 42-30. The Bulldogs (6-2, 4-2 Southeastern Conference) sacked Tim Tebow six times and contained the Gators' high-scoring offense most of the game. Florida had won 15 of the last 17 meetings and eight of nine. Georgia finished with its most points in the series since a 44-0 win in 1982.
CHARLES IN CHARGE
Jamaal Charles ran for fourth-quarter touchdowns of 25, 86 and 40 yards to carry No. 17 Texas to a 28-25 win over Nebraska. Charles finished with a career-high 290 yards, 216 coming in the fourth quarter. His rushing total was the fourth highest in Texas history and the 'Horns finished with 364 yards rushing.
. Daniel Evans threw for a career-high 347 yards and three touchdowns, two to Donald Bowens, to lead North Carolina State past No. 21 Virginia 29-24 on Saturday.
BEASTS OF THE EAST
Andre Dixon ran for a career-high 167 yards and Connecticut used a late goal-line stand to upset No. 11 South Florida 22-15 Saturday, the Huskies first win over a ranked opponent. The victory keeps UConn (7-1, 3-0) in sole possession of first place in the Big East.
Michigan beat Minnesota 34-10, to win their seventh straight. Brandon Minor and Carlos Brown - Mike Hart's backups - each ran for more than 100 yards and combined for three scores. Minor had 21 carries for a career-high 157 yards and TD while Brown finished with 132 yards and two TDs on 13 carries. Hart has missed 2 1/2 games since appearing to injure his right ankle.
-36 victory at Central Connecticut State. ... Jordy Nelson had eight catches for 105 yards and broke the Kansas State record for receptions in a season in the Wildcats 51-13 win over Baylor. His 8-yard catch from backup Carson Coffman was his 76th this year, breaking Darnell McDonald's mark of 75 in 1988.
STRONG IN DEFEAT
Jake Locker became the second quarterback in Washington history to run for at least 100 yards (157) and pass for at least 300 (336) in a 48-41 loss to Arizona. ... Tulane's Matt Forde had a school-record 44 carries for 278 yards and two touchdowns, in the Green Wave's 28-27 loss to Memphis.
Nebraska lost 28-25 No. 17 Texas, the Cornhuskers to fourth straight loss. Nebraska has lost four in a row for the first time since 1961. ... No. 19 Michigan beat Minnesota 34-10. The Golden Gophers (1-8, 0-5) have lost eight of their first nine games for the first time in 15 years.
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